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Diversity & Humanities Exploration
This course examines how race and ethnicity shape and structure family life in the United States. Utilizing a multidisciplinary lens, as well as theoretical and empirical research, students will analyze the diversity among major racial and ethnic groups, including Latinx, Black, Asian American, Native American, Anglo American and multiracial families. In addition to examining the respective cultures, heritage, and strategies for resilience, students will explore the challenges facing families due to marginalization and the potential of social and public policies for addressing these challenges.